Deadline: 28 Mar 2018.
Date posted: 14 Mar 2018.

Location:Dar es Salaam.


Job Summary

The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the company transportation/logistics department.  This will involve Hiring, training, and supervising employees within the department and manages scheduling of logistics.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Schedule daily and weekly routes
  • Track orders using functional systems
  • Monitor and report on transportation costs
  • Ensure transportation/logistics documents are properly filed
  • Report maintenance and repair needs for transportation vehicles and equipment
  • Keep organized records of vehicles, schedules and completed orders
  • Ensure compliance with company policies
  • Stay up-to-date with safety regulations
  • Oversee transportation/logistics department, including its assets and employees
  • Manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
  • Ensure customer goods move from the warehouse
  • Supervise freight forwarding, global warehousing, transportation, reverse logistics, surface transportation and supply chain solutions
  • Establish quality transportation services
  • Develop partnerships with outside carriers in logistics
  • Plan and implement budgets
  • Utilize services of less-than-truckload carriers to handle fulfillment logistics
  • Supervise scheduling of logistics
  • Review financial reports
  • Manage performance departmental employees with emphasis on productivity, efficiency, and service delivery
  • Lead all distribution and transportation planning and strategic activities
  • Recruit, interview, select, train, motivate, coach, and mentor drivers
  • Assist in the identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities and customer satisfaction opportunities

Major Requirements

  • Bachelor' Degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or relevant field
  • Proven 5+ work experience as a Transportation/Logistics Manager or similar role
  • Solid knowledge of supply chain management
  • Experience preparing and tracking orders
  • Familiarity with any logistics software will be added advantage
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to supervise and train staff
  • Problem-solving abilities

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